UPDATED 11/10 at 7:00 p.m.: The boil water order for areas around Cumberland Center has been lifted. Normal water related activity can resume.
CUMBERLAND CENTER, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Classes at MSAD #51 are canceled Thursday, November 10 after a water main break on Winn Road caused a boil water order.
The order is in effect until further notice for the following areas:
-Blanchard Road from Main Street to #127 Blanchard Road and all side streets
-Main Street from Blanchard Road North to Greely Road and all side streets
-Greely Road Extension from Main Street #374 Greely Road Extension and all side streets
-Greely Road SE 6200' from Main Street to #212 Greely Road and all side streets
As a precaution, consumers are directed to boil water for 1 minute at a rolling boil before
-making ice cubes
-or in any other activity involving consumption of water
Boiling water kills bacteria and other organisms that could potentially be in the water.
For more information about a boil order, visit the Portland Water District's website. Any questions regarding this notice should be directed to: Portland Water District State of Maine Drinking Water Program (207-761-8310, 207-287-2070, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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